Category Archives: Extreme Temps

Hot Summer Forecast to End with (Relative) Cold Stretch (UPDATED)

After a dry and warm start to Summer in June, the following month managed to set the record for the hottest July in recorded US history.  Most Americans living east of the Rockies don’t need charts, graphs, maps, or numbers … Continue reading

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Snow Exits Great Lakes, Returns to Mountain West

As the calendar turns from November to December, snowstorms appear to be the theme.  One is currently leaving the US and heading up through eastern Canada while another drops south out of western Canada through the Rockies and high plains. … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Kills Corals in Florida

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=coral+reef&iid=287265″ src=”0283/83e52216-d3a7-4d5e-87c2-de360cdb0561.jpg?adImageId=9496958&imageId=287265″ width=”500″ height=”334″ /] You probably noticed the prolonged period of cold weather across much of the country from the end of December through the middle of January.  Many of the college football bowl games held … Continue reading

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Snow, Cold Kill at least 4 in Western China

Beijing, China (CNN) — Snow and freezing temperatures in China’s western Xinjiang autonomous region have killed at least four people, state media reported Monday. Nearly 300 casualties had been reported and at least 960,000 people had been affected, the Xinhua … Continue reading

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I Know Alaska’s Cold, But…

… this is ridiculous.  Check out the temperatures in Fairbanks for the past few days: Date Max Temp (F) Min Temp (F) Average Temp (F) Departure from Normal (F) Friday 11/13 20 -17 2 -1 Saturday 11/14 1 -21 -10 … Continue reading

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Any Below-Normal Temperatures on the Way?

After a record-setting cool and wet October, November has gotten off to a pretty warm start.  And, if it were not for Ida and her remnants moving through the southeast and mid-Atlantic, it might be considered a fairly dry start … Continue reading

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Busy Weather Pattern Continues for U.S.

We’ve already touched on the snowfall in Colorado and Minnesota, but snow isn’t the only story of this latest storm system.  Rain, and plenty of it, is currently falling across the southern Plains.  This will spread north and east, bringing … Continue reading

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